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Successful treatment of a heterotopic tubal pregnancy by gasless laparoscopic surgery.
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PMID:  20598058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heterotopic pregnancy is a rare event and management is by either laparotomy or laparoscopic surgery to remove the extrauterine pregnancy. As there has been no report detailing the use of gasless laparoscopy for management of heterotopic pregnancy, the authors herein report a case of heterotopic pregnancy that was successfully managed by gasless laparoscopic surgery. The subsequent antenatal course was unremarkable. The intrauterine pregnancy carried to term with uneventful maternal and fetal outcomes. Thus, gasless laparoscopy can be used as an alternative method for the management of heterotopic pregnancy.
Vorapong Phupong; Suvit Bunyavejchevin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1447-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-05     Completed Date:  2010-10-08     Revised Date:  2012-01-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  686-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Fallopian Tubes / surgery*
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures / methods*
Laparoscopy / methods*
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy, Tubal / surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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